Heroic Hounds — Share the World of Canines With Your Grandchild
Alongside your grandchild, learn how service and guide dogs are trained, cared for and used for therapeutic healing, and take home the knowledge to make your dog a well trained friend.
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Program No. 18626RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

Discover the inspirational world of service and guide dogs with your grandchild. Visit the facilities and people who train these canines as well as those who become their teammates. At the Humane Society and Forget-Me-Not-Farm see how farm animals offer therapeutic healing to at-risk children. Learn emergency medical techniques for your pet.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking one-half mile; standing 30-45 minutes.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Relive the humor of the Peanuts comic strip at The Charles M. Schulz Museum.
  • At the Bergin University of Canine Studies, experience how students are taught to train service dogs — then take home that knowledge to make an “A” student of your own pet.
  • Pick out toys at PetSmart to donate during your visit of the Sonoma Humane Society.

General Notes

This program is intended for children ages 8 to 12.
Suggested Reading List
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